Scott, Anne M., Alfred Hiatt, Claire McIlroy, and Christopher Wortham, European Perceptions of 'Terra Australis'

Bladen, Victoria (2013) Scott, Anne M., Alfred Hiatt, Claire McIlroy, and Christopher Wortham, European Perceptions of 'Terra Australis'. Parergon, 30 1: 272-274. doi:10.1353/pgn.2013.0007

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Author Bladen, Victoria
Title Scott, Anne M., Alfred Hiatt, Claire McIlroy, and Christopher Wortham, European Perceptions of 'Terra Australis'
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Scott, Anne M., Alfred Hiatt, Claire McIlroy, and Christopher Wortham, European Perceptions of ‘Terra Australis’
Journal name Parergon   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0313-6221
1832-8334
Publication date 2013
Sub-type Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
DOI 10.1353/pgn.2013.0007
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 30
Issue 1
Start page 272
End page 274
Total pages 3
Place of publication Crawley, WA, Australia
Publisher Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Language eng
Formatted abstract
This volume explores perceptions of the concept of Terra Australis , the mythical southern land, which was quite distinct from the idea of the Antipodes, and the continent of Australia as it was eventually mapped. The contributing authors respond to the theme through a variety of perspectives and disciplines, including cartography, hydrography, geography, history, literature, drama, and art history, which has resulted in an insightful work sure to stimulate interest in a wide range of readers. Anne M. Scott’s prefatory article provides the parameters of the volume. The concept of ‘perception’, she observes, as a theme for the volume, has enabled ‘a truly interdisciplinary approach to the topic, for perceptions can be expressed through works of imaginative art and literature, works of scientific observation, personal records and even through national policy-making’...
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Subtitle: "Farnham, Ashgate, 2011; hardback; pp. vi, 314; 52 b/w illustrations; R.R.P. £65.00; ISBN 9781409426059."

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
Collection: School of Communication and Arts Publications
 
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